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Avanti’s HYLAS 4 reaches orbital position

April 20, 2018

Avanti Communications has confirmed that, following its successful launch on April 5th, the HYLAS 4 Ka-band satellite has reached its geostationary orbital position on schedule.

In a statement, the company said: “The spacecraft is performing as expected and is in good health. The solar arrays, antenna pallets and electric propulsion thrusters have been successfully deployed. The in-orbit payload testing will begin shortly with service commencing as scheduled at the end of July 2018.”

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